The Cold War Presidency

The Cold War Presidency

A Documentary History

Book - 2007
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Langston (political science, Tulane U.) has assembled speeches, position papers, bills and laws, reports, and other documents to illustrate the goals, accomplishments, and failures of nine US presidents from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan. A first section sets the context with documents from the end of World War II, and a final one looks at legacies of a 50-year war. He provides a series of introductory essays for each section explaining major issues and events. Biographical sketches and a chronology are appended. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : CQ Press, c2007
ISBN: 9781933116389
Characteristics: xxi, 596 p. : ill. ; 26 cm

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